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Sindh decides not to reopen Educational institutions


Atta Ur Rehman KhanWeb Editor & Columnist

02nd June, 2020
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Educational institutions

The Sindh Education Department has decided not to reopen educational institutions in Sindh.

According to details, important decisions of the steering committee of Sindh Education Department have been taken today in which it has been decided that educational institutions in Sindh will not be opened as per the order issued earlier.

The Sindh Education Department’s steering committee has allowed private schools to open online and only teachers will be able to come to the school for online teaching.

The decision further said that the parents of the children would come to the school to receive the study pack while the students would be barred from coming to the school and only the teaching and non-teaching staff would be allowed to come.

It has been decided by the Steering Committee that the decision to promote the students of class I to VIII will be taken at the next meeting on the recommendations of the sub-committee while it should be noted that It was objected to the promotion and it was decided that additional 3% marks would be given to Matric and Intermediate students.

Schools reopen after two months of lockdown

Earlier, Saeed Ghani, Education Minister of Sindh has once again clarified that no decision regarding reopening schools has been taken yet.Saeed Ghani while addressing a news conference in Karachi said that There will be no special exams this year. He said “I can’t say for sure whether there will be exams in the next 3 months or not.” 10th-grade students will be promoted on the basis of 9th-grade results, 10th, 12th-grade students will be promoted by giving 3% more marks. The 11th-grade students will be promoted to 12th grade. He added that those who students who failed in their exams will be promoted by getting extra marks.

Ghani said “Once we have taken a look at the situation at hand, we will decide about reopening schools,”

Education Minister Saeed Ghani revealed that meeting of the education department’s steering committee called for next week which will discuss how to reopen schools or whether the government should extend the closure.

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